All the Ordinary Angels

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DOI: 10.5040/9781408168295.00000004
Acts: 2. Scenes: 16. Roles: Male (4) , Female (2) , Neutral (0)

All The Ordinary Angels is a comedy of treats and dirty tricks in the world of ice-cream, as a family business becomes a family feud.

When ice-cream man Giuseppe Raffa decides it’s finally time to come in from the cold and retire, he sets his two sons in competition with each other. The winner will gain the family business; the loser will be left with nothing. Supported and obstructed by Rocco’s wife Bernie and Lino’s girlfriend Lulu, their fight for the hearts and money of the people quickly becomes deadly serious. It is a lively and satirical story of love, competition and selling ice-cream in rainy Manchester.

All the Ordinary Angels premiered at the Royal Exchange Theatre in 2005.

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Bloomsbury Publishing

Nick Leather

ISBN: 9780413775511

Series: Modern Plays

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